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More than 170 dead in Japan's worst flooding in decades

More than 170 dead in Japan's worst flooding in decades

The prefectures of Hiroshima, including the densely populated eponymous city, and Ehime have been hit the hardest, yet the disaster has also ravaged nine other areas. A series of quakes in Kumamoto in...

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11 pulled from Alaska plane crash

11 pulled from Alaska plane crash

A plane carrying eleven people, including ten passengers and a pilot, crashed about 2,000 feet up on the side of Alaska's Mount Jumbo Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. A photo distributed by the ...

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Lahore airport to be sealed on Maryam, Nawaz arrival

Lahore airport to be sealed on Maryam, Nawaz arrival

Earlier, while talking to the media, Maryam Nawaz had said that Nawaz Sharif's decision to return to serve his sentence will rewrite history. It has been reported that Nawaz Sharif is now in London ...

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Donald Trump again says he’s a ‘very stable genius’ at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Donald Trump again says he’s a ‘very stable genius’ at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Mr. Trump has spent weeks berating members of the alliance for failing to spend enough of their money on defense, accusing Europe of freeloading off the USA and raising doubts about whether he would...

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Officer Who Appeared to Ignore Puerto Rican Flag Shirt Episode Resigns

Officer Who Appeared to Ignore Puerto Rican Flag Shirt Episode Resigns

The video, posted on Facebook , has been viewed more than 1.2 million times. Trybus was arrested and charged with assault and disorderly conduct. My wife and I wanted to let her know that we suppor...

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Australian doctor, forerunner in Thai cave rescue, affected by family tragedy

Australian doctor, forerunner in Thai cave rescue, affected by family tragedy

Earlier on Wednesday, the head of the Thai Navy Seals told the BBC that "hope became reality" with the rescue of the boys and their coach from the Tham Luang cave. "If you didn't use the water pum...

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Croatia defender has a dig at 'long ball' England

Croatia defender has a dig at 'long ball' England

England had only ever played there once (a 2-1 defeat to Russian Federation back in 2007), and it seems like the curse / losing streak is destined to continue for the time being. On the podcast, th...

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'FBI lover' agent: Attacks on Federal Bureau of Investigation a 'victory' for Putin

'FBI lover' agent: Attacks on Federal Bureau of Investigation a 'victory' for Putin

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) echoed Goodlatte's ultimatum during a press conference Thursday. "I hesitate in part because of my gut sense and concern there's no big there there", Strzok said in ...

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North Korea fails to attend talks on repatriation of U.S. war dead

The mystery was resolved Tuesday when the official news agency KCNA put out no fewer than four reports on his trip to far-flung Samjiyon county, on the border with China, a lot of them far more de...

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Armless Miami man charged with stabbing Chicago tourist

Armless Miami man charged with stabbing Chicago tourist

Police found Crenshaw nearby after he was described to officers as a homeless man without arms. A homeless artist who does not have arms stabbed a tourist by grabbing a pair of scissors with his fee...

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Fact-checking Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation news conference

Fact-checking Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation news conference

The Nato leaders , gathered in Brussels , held an unplanned emergency meeting earlier on Thursday after Mr Trump told allies to immediately increase their defence spending, diplomatic sources said ...

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Trump arrives in 'hot spot' Britain, questioning May's Brexit plan

Trump arrives in 'hot spot' Britain, questioning May's Brexit plan

Gardner, who works with refugees as part of her doctoral research at the London School of Economics, said Trump's speeches about refugees and immigrants are "a very risky line of rhetoric to be norm...

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ACLU says less than half of child reunions will meet deadline

ACLU says less than half of child reunions will meet deadline

In the likely scenario that the Trump administration is unable to reunite those eligible children with their families by the court-mandated Tuesday night deadline , officials may still have an out....

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Ex-Trump aide: Stormy Daniels arrest 'reeks of entrapment'

Ex-Trump aide: Stormy Daniels arrest 'reeks of entrapment'

Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, claims to have had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006, which Trump has denied. The lawyer, Michael Avenatti, said she would deny the charges. We a...

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Trump touches down in United Kingdom on first official visit as president

Trump touches down in United Kingdom on first official visit as president

Trump flew in after a fraught North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels where he piled pressure on allies to double their defence spending. "This week we have an opportunity to deepen this...

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Papa John's Founder Schnatter Resigns as Chairman After Using Racial Slur

Papa John's Founder Schnatter Resigns as Chairman After Using Racial Slur

Schnatter said in a statement that the reports were true, calling the language he used "inappropriate and hurtful". "Simply stated, racism has no place in our society", he said in a statement, per ...

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May's strife? Tánaiste sees it as 'good week for Brexit'

May's strife? Tánaiste sees it as 'good week for Brexit'

After this, the week's last economic event to watch out for will be tomorrow's speech from Bank of England (BoE) official Jon Cunliffe. They might be right, but Europe's leaders should be flexible...

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Man With World's Longest Fingernails Finally Cuts Them After 66 Years

Man With World's Longest Fingernails Finally Cuts Them After 66 Years

The Times Square museum in NY of the American franchise " Ripley's Believe It or Not " will hold a "nail clipping ceremony" for the octogenarian. Well, this is Shridhar Chillal - and he has been gro...

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Rescued boys from Thai cave generally healthy and smiling

Rescued boys from Thai cave generally healthy and smiling

The boys rescued so far are in good overall health despite spending two weeks in the dank cave system, said Jesada Chokedamrongsuk, permanent secretary of the ministry of public health, at a news conf...

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Comeback kings Croatia have unfinished business at the World Cup

Comeback kings Croatia have unfinished business at the World Cup

Given they arrived in Russian Federation as rank outsiders, however, Southgate was invited to detail the positives from a campaign that appears to have repaired the strained relationship between Engl...

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Trump protests 'embarrassing', says Republicans Overseas spokesman

Trump protests 'embarrassing', says Republicans Overseas spokesman

Khan's approval of the 19-foot blimp, paired with other protests activists have planned in London during Trump's visit, could add tension between the two leaders who have long sparred over their app...

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'A great meeting': Trump wants North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to double defence spending

'A great meeting': Trump wants North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to double defence spending

In a tweet today after a day of meetings, in which he lashed out at allies for insufficient defense spending , Trump calls on member nations to immediately boost spending. US President Donald ...

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Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have agreed to spending increases

Trump said he had been "extremely unhappy" with allies' low levels of defense spending before the summit, but was pleased "they have substantially upped their commitment" during a "fantastic" unsched...

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Hamas decries Israel's closure of vital Gaza commercial border

Hamas decries Israel's closure of vital Gaza commercial border

Only "humanitarian equipment", including food and medicine, will now be allowed through Kerem Shalom. In June previous year Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared his intention to close...

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Stormy Daniels Arrested While Performing at Ohio Strip Club, Her Attorney Says

Stormy Daniels Arrested While Performing at Ohio Strip Club, Her Attorney Says

Following a performance at the Columbus strip club, called Sirens, Wednesday night, Daniels was approached by multiple undercover officers informing her that she would be arrested for allowing the pat...

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Iranian Teen Arrested for Posting Videos of Herself Dancing on Instagram

Iranian Teen Arrested for Posting Videos of Herself Dancing on Instagram

There has been widespread outcry over the arrest of Hojabri and the other detainees among Iranians in Iran and overseas, by artists, journalists, activists, politicians and thousands of ordinary c...

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DUP joins Brexit Tories to threaten rebellion against Theresa May

DUP joins Brexit Tories to threaten rebellion against Theresa May

Following Mr Johnson and Mr Davis's resignations, two deputy chairmen of the Conservatives - Ben Bradley and Maria Caulfield - quit their posts on Tuesday, claiming the PM's proposals would not harnes...

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China vows to hit back over new US tariffs

China vows to hit back over new US tariffs

Imposing taxes on another US$200 billion worth of products will raise the costs of every day goods for American families, farmers, ranchers, workers, and job creators. "For over a year, the Trump Admi...

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Thailand's Tham Luang cave to become museum to showcase boys' rescue

Thailand's Tham Luang cave to become museum to showcase boys' rescue

Pak Loharnshoon is a doctor with the Thai Navy Seals, who, along with three others, volunteered to stay with the boys after they were found underground a week ago. Thai Navy SEALs also posted photos...

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Ontario Woman Drives Stolen Vehicle for 2 Weeks Thinking It's a Rental

Ontario Woman Drives Stolen Vehicle for 2 Weeks Thinking It's a Rental

The saga began this past June when a woman from Cornwall, ON, which is about an hour west of Montreal, rented a black Nissan Sentra from a auto rental company. "We investigate stolen vehicles but th...

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China Rebuffs Trump’s Blame in North Korea Denuclearization Fallout

China Rebuffs Trump’s Blame in North Korea Denuclearization Fallout

Trump's tweet after the summit in Singapore declaring "there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea ". But photos from state news agency KCNA showed the leader inspecting crops and gettin...

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Pharmaceutical company asks for stay in Nevada execution

Pharmaceutical company asks for stay in Nevada execution

The sedative is expected to render Dozier unconscious before he is injected with the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, which has been blamed for overdoses nationwide but has not been used in an ex...

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Croatia become smallest nation to reach World Cup final since 1950

Croatia become smallest nation to reach World Cup final since 1950

Many England fans were waiting for the result of the semi-final before shelling out. But Croatia spoiled the party at the 2018 World Cup semifinals . However, Kane has not added to his tally ...

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Senator Grassley backs President’s Supreme Court nominee

Senator Grassley backs President’s Supreme Court nominee

Further, those Democrats backing him could garner some Republican votes in their states in the upcoming election, he argued. Kavanaugh nearly certainly has the votes to be confirmed, but that's not st...

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NATO grapples over key policies in shadow of Trump spat

Also present was France's President Emmanuel Macron, who tried this year to charm Mr Trump into more harmonious transatlantic relationship, only to see the USA president withdraw from the 2015 Irani...

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